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Last Published: 8/14/2008 9:41:06 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - DEB HERMANN, JAN MARCASON, SHARON SANDERS BROOKS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, RUSS JOHNSON
 

080776
Enacting a new Section 40-461.5, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Same - Classification of wireless customers” to clarify that wireless telecommunications providers may rely upon existing customer classifications when determining the appropriate license fee rate.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Heather Brown, Assistant City Attorney, explained that this ordinance would allow wireless telephone customers license rates to be based on existing customer classifications.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080786
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 agreement with the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority to be used in connection with the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
City Attorney Galen Beaufort explained that this ordinance pertains to a line item in the annual budget that allocates to the money to the Sport Authority. This is the same amount that was allocated last year.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080791
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, amending Sections 2-1075 and 2-1078 and adopting in lieu thereof new sections of like number which provides for changes to the pay grades for positions covered by the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 3808.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Gary O'Bannon, Director of Human Resources, stated that this ordinance finalizes the MOU agreement between the City of Kansas City and the International Association of Firefighters, Local 3808. The tentative agreement was presented to the committee about a month prior and had to be ratified by the union. Additional conditions to the contract had to be worked out, thus the reason for the delay in the period between the 2 actions.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080197
(Sub.)
Authorizing the issuance of Water Revenue Bonds; prescribing the terms, provisions and conditions for the issuance of bonds and obligations of the City; and authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Randy Landes, City Treasurer, stated that this was a Master Bond ordinance for bond issuance. At the time this ordinance was first introduced in committee, the council was considering the annual budget. The city's rating was in question also and the market conditions were poor. The market conditions have improved and so has the city's rating. Therefore staff thought that this was a good time to proceed with the issuance of the bonds.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, Marcason, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080314
(Sub.)
Authorizing a cooperative agreement for public improvements with HD Lee Building, LLC, in the amount of $500,000.00.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/13/2008)"
This item was held one week.

080447
Amending Chapter 62, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 62-42, 62-43 and 62-44 for the purpose of eliminating payments to multi-family properties in lieu of refuse collection and disposal services.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/20/2008)"
This item was held 2 weeks.

080764
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Joseph and Julie Culver, Claim No. T0809-0142.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This item was discussed in closed session then voted on.
Ayes: 5 - Hermann, Marcason, Sanders Brooks, Gottstein, Johnson
Nays: 0

080771
Reducing appropriation and revenue estimates and in the General, Park Maintenance, Boulevard Maintenance, Motor Fuel Tax, Infrastructure and Maintenance, Neighborhood Tourist Development, Convention and Tourism, and Community Center Funds; and estimating revenue and appropriation in the General Fund.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/13/2008)"
This item was held one week.
 
 Presentation of the Monthly Financial Report for May, 2008. This item was held one week. There will be an ARTS Report on Stormwater Fee Billing. This item was held one week. Staff from the City Auditor's Office will present a Scope Statement: Governance Assessment 2008. This item was held one week. There may be general discussion(s) on current Finance and Audit Committee issues. The Finance and Audit Committee may hold a Closed Session pursuant to Sections 610.021 (1), (2), (3), or (12) RSMo to discuss legal matters, real estate, personnel or sealed proposals.